Lagniappe

Top Taco Returns For Fourth Year

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Top Taco presented by Cerveza Modelo returns for year 4 on Thursday, March 19, 2020 with 30+ restaurants and 50+ tequilas and spirits. This year’s all-inclusive taco and tequila throw-down will take place once again…

Bow Wow Film Festival Comes to Covington

COVINGTON, La (press release) – It won’t be long before Festival Season 2020 gears up in Louisiana, and this year, Covington is going to experience a new festival that is literally going to the dogs. The first ever Bow Wow…

Uber Pet Launching in New Orleans Today

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Starting today, Uber riders in New Orleans will see a new pilot ride option: Uber Pet.  This pilot is only available in a handful of other U.S. cities besides New Orleans - including Austin, Denver,…

A World Of Pure Imagination

Willy Wonka and his Everlasting Gobstopper have made their way to The Saenger Theatre this week. For a week-long engagement, Wonka, Charlie and gang will deliver inventions, magic and music to the people of New Orleans. The musical, based off…

Italian Winemaker Pairs Up With Gianna For Special Lunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chefs Donald Link, Stephen Stryjewski and Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna will host a winemaker lunch featuring Alois wines on Friday, Feb. 21, at noon. Winemaker Massimo Alois brings his Italian wines from Campania found in…

*NEW* Menu Items Announced at Gris-Gris!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Last month, Gris-Gris introduced new menu items to its lunch and dinners menus starting TODAY! Oyster Pie: Sautéed Leeks, Oyster Cream, Whipped Potatoes, Charred Artichokes, Tarragon. Mississippi Rabbit Fricassee: Braised Local Rabbit, Seared Trinity, Louisiana…

Tickets For Broadway’s ANASTASIA Go On Sale FRIDAY, FEB. 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced today that the individual tickets for the tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA will go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. Named “one of…

The Sirens of New Orleans Celebrate 10 Seasons

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Your favorite local nautical dance krewe is turning 10 years old! The Sirens of New Orleans have been proudly parading down the streets of New Orleans for a decade, shimmering in only the way mermaids…

NOMA Announces Auditorium Complex Renovation

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In its mission to serve as a multi-faceted cultural convener arts and audiences, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) began construction on renovations to its auditorium complex in early January of 2020. NOMA is…

February Happenings at NOCHI

For Black History Month: Daiq History + Holy Spirits Happy Hour – Wednesday, Feb. 12 Daiq History (6-7 p.m.) is an intimate, one-hour hands-on cocktail class led by Cocktails by POP that focuses on the history of rum, molasses, and…

Double Dealer Debuts Beneath NOLA's Orpheum Theater

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The boundary-breaking Orpheum Theater debuted in the heart of New Orleans in 1918, beginning its tenure as the city’s centerpiece for avant-garde entertainment. Two years later, the dawn of prohibition led to the inevitable birth…

Toups Meatery Launches Wine Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Toups Meatery, Mid-City’s go-to spot for Cajun rustic cookery and handcrafted libations, has just announced the launch of Wine Wednesday. Now, guests can belly up to the bar every Wednesday from 11 a.m. – 10…

Miss Saigon Flies Into The Saenger

  This week, the new Cameron Mackintosh revival of “Miss Saigon” debuted at The Saenger Theatre and is set to run through Jan. 26. The Broadway production follows the life of Kim, a Vietnamese woman who is orphaned during the…

This Weekend at the Ogden Museum, Jan. 25

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Saturday, Jan. 25, be a Southern artist with the Artist Workshop Series. Join the museum for the first in a series of creative mornings exploring Ogden Museum exhibitions! This workshop will focus on creating…

James Beard Foundation's Taste America Returns To New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America presented by Capital One returns to New Orleans on Feb. 12 and 13, to celebrate America’s culinary diversity with an exciting lineup of celebrity chefs and mixologists. The New…